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Kora Trailblazer Sona Jobarteh to Perform at Milton Court in London

Sona Jobarteh, a Gambian singer and skilled kora player is set to perform on Sunday, November 28, at Milton Court Concert Hall. Sonah and her band will play two sets that day at 6:30pm and 8:30pm. Sona is the first female professional kora virtuoso in the centuries-old West African griot...
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Ballaké Sissoko Teams Up With Sona Jobarteh For Double Kora Bliss

Ballaké Sissoko is here to finally answer the age-old riddle “What’s better than one kora?” Two koras, turns out. Seems obvious now. In anticipation of his new album, out this month on the Nø Førmat! label, the Malian kora player released a video of himself with fellow kora master, the griot Sona Jobarteh, and the results are suitably sublime. Give it a listen:
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